The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is a detailed redesign of the current model that has a new frame, upgraded suspension and a new engine.It is known to all that Ford F-150 is one of the best-selling passenger vehicles in America. This is not the news exactly; but it shows how precisely Ford picks up the right buttons to retail its top position among the American buyers.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor – Exterior and Interior
They value its fuel economy, comfort, utility and amenities. At the same time, there are some of the truck shoppers for whom the versatility and fuel efficacy is just not enough. Similarly some of them require more extreme approach and expect hop boulders offering 80 miles per hour. For all those buyers, no doubt, the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor will be the best option in every manner.
Talking about the second generation of the pickup that is off-road ready, the 2017 Ford F-150 will offer an all new frame, twin turbocharged V6 engine making power more as compared to the Raptor’s V8, and aluminum body panels etc. Forth claims that this 2017 Ford F-150 will offer the strongest frame in the F-150 lineup. It is because of the increase and improved infusion of high strength steel. Moreover this 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor will be wider 6 inches as compared to the standard F-150 along with a new terrain management system and more suspension.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor – Engine and Performance
Ford still has not revealed that how much power will be offered by the twin turbo 3.5-liter engine of 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor. It means that the vehicle will be capable of offering more than 434 pounds feet of torque and 411 horsepower. Will it not be impressive for an engine that is with 40% smaller displacement? The company claims that this kind of engine is exclusive for the 2017 Ford F-150. It will be paired with a 10 speed transmission that is automatic.
Ford has revealed the 2017 Ford F-150, in extended cabin style only. With the current model, it is expected that the lineup will expand with a Super-Crew variant. Six different modes offer a new driver adjustable terrain management i.e. street, mud and sand, normal, weather and baja and crawling, altering the engine of the truck, traction control, transmission and brake system.
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Release Date and Price
The 2017 Ford F-150 will be released for sale in fall 2016. Moreover the company has still not revealed the price of the vehicle. But it is expected to be around $46,000. There are several rivals of the 2017 Ford F-150. For instance; 2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro. It is the closest rival with V8 power, raised suspension, 18-inch wheels, special shocks and skid plates. The Ram Power Wagon is another name with long wheelbase, heavy-duty build and solid front axle.